"Muhammad Bello Shitu, a professor of community development and innovation diffusion, is the Africa regional director and global vice president of the Scotland-based International Association for Community Development. In this interview, he argues that community development approach has great potentials for institutionalizing social justice in the governance process." Read full article here
Aotearoa Community Development Association (ACDA) and International Association of Community Development (IACD) Conference 2017 - call for papers now open. The conference will address the challenge of Agenda 2030 to Community Development practitioners, agencies and academics. There are a number of ways for you to contribute to and participate in the conference, including practice workshops, … Continue reading Call for papers: ACDA & IACD Community Development Conference 2017
International Association for Community Development, this is the world wide body for community development practitioners and educators. The IACD is over 50 years old and is currently located in the United Kingdom. Visit Website
Finding our voice is a story about people power. It is about the people who work as community organisers, educators and development workers to empower people, of all ages and in all countries, to take action around issues of concern. It is about the power of people and development agencies coming together to tackle inequality, … Continue reading Finding Our Voice. By Charlie McConnell.
Three publications from the International Association for Community Development Practice Insights Issue 4: Community is the answer This special edition of Practice Insights (click to open in a new window) looks back at the IACD ‘Community is the answer’ conference held in 2014. Its focus is upon community development and health, wealth and power. This issue summarises key … Continue reading IACD Publications
“The Making of an Empowering Profession” is a unique collection – a “Reader” – of material that outlines and illustrates how the practices that we now describe as Community Learning and Development have been created, analysed, argued over and changed since the mid-1970s. “The Making of an Empowering Profession” was first published in 1996, followed … Continue reading The Making of an Empowering Profession